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Echeveria ‘Curly Locks’

This ruffled succulent has bright blue-green leaves with pink edges. Watch for orange flowers in the summer.

Quick Look:

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 12″ (30.5 cm) tall
    Plant grows up to 10″ (25.4 cm) wide

  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30°F | -1.1°C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by cuttings, leaves

  • Generally non-toxic to people and pets

  • Winter dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Echeveria 'Curly Locks'

Echeveria 'Curly Locks' is a slow growing succulent. It does well outdoors planted in containers or in well-draining soil.

Watering

Echeveria 'Curly Locks' has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

'Curly Locks' is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30°F (-1.1°C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun.

Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If planting indoors, place in a room that gets a lot of sunlight, such as near a southern-facing window (if you're in the Northern Hemisphere).

How to Propagate Echeveria 'Curly Locks'

Echeveria 'Curly Locks' can be propagated from stem cuttings or leaves.

Cuttings

To grow 'Curly Locks' from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.

Leaves

To propagate 'Curly Locks' from leaves, twist a leaf from the mother plant. Be sure that none of the leaf remains on the stem, or you will have a smaller chance of success.

Allow the leaf to dry out for several days so that the end callouses over, and then place on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil is completely dry.